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Celebrate Australia Day with gadgets galore

Australians love to spend their national day outside, and for many of us, that means a nice day with family or friends in the backyard or park. If you’re thinking of taking this route, and who can blame you, here are some gadgets to help make it an Australia Day to remember.

4:50 pm 23/01/2013 By Leigh D. Stark
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2012 GadgetGuy Holiday Gift Guide: Fun & Games

Holidays are part rest and relaxation, and part fun and games – and so are these gift ideas! Check out these last minute buys for everyone on your Christmas list who loves remote control whatsits, video games and foam-firing faux weaponry.

4:45 pm 19/12/2012 By Leigh D. Stark
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2012 GadgetGuy Holiday Gift Guide: Appliances

Cooking is cool, and with some of the latest appliances in your Santa Bag you’ll raise the kitchen fun quotient for all the folks on your gift list. We’re not talking fondue sets and corn forks here, but slick, on-trend gadgetry to complement today’s modern scullery and turn anyone into a food and beverage rockstar.

5:24 pm 12/12/2012 By Leigh D. Stark
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Which iPad should I buy?

With the launch of the iPad Mini and the release of a revised iPad, Apple has three – count ‘em – different tablet models out there, discounting the mobile and storage variants, and not including devices in its iPhone or iPod Touch range. So how do you choose which iPad is right for you, if you even want one?

2:49 pm 02/11/2012 By Leigh D. Stark
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Why you shouldn’t wait for Apple’s iPhone 5

Samsung’s Galaxy SIII has given Apple a kick up the apps, providing features and design that have reset the bar for smartphones and sold more than 10 million handsets worldwide since its May launch. So do you get onboard with the Android king now, or sit tight for the iPhone 5? Here are 10-plus reasons why you shouldn’t wait.

5:20 pm 22/08/2012 By Max Everingham
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Decidedly Dad: top choices for Fathers Day

Dads are a very special group of people, and on Fathers Day, we try to give them our best. Whether your pa is the type of guy who loves gadgets, BBQ, sport or spending time in the kitchen, we’re sure you’ll find something for him in this guide.

12:49 pm 21/08/2012 By Leigh D. Stark
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Rising dough: how an oven or bread maker can help you save money

An American drought is set to impact Australians with higher cost bread, more expensive than the one and two dollar loaves we’ve seen hit shops in the past year. So what can you do about it?

4:00 pm 17/08/2012 By Leigh D. Stark
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How to get the most from the London 2012 Olympic Games

The GadgetGuy guide to the TV broadcasts, apps, internet streams, radio transmissions and online feeds that will deliver all the drama of the London 2012 Olympic Games, plus the gear that allows you to enjoy it at home, on the road and at work.

4:23 pm 25/07/2012 By Nick Broughall
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Which speaker brands are best – the world tour

British, American, Danish or Japanese? Our tour of the world’s loudspeaker-making regions gives the heads-up on which brands sound best.

12:51 pm 03/05/2012 By Thomas Bartlett
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Just for Mum: great ideas for Mothers Day

Whether the mum in your life loves working in the home, sitting in the office, churning out idea after idea, or just having fun out and about, this guide has something she’s sure to like.

9:49 am 30/04/2012 By Leigh D. Stark

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